What We're Reading: Labor News Roundup

Friday, March 7, 2014

What We're Reading: Labor News Roundup(Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO)In the D.C. fire department, a cold war simmers between the chief and the rank and file, Washington Post, March 1: In the past three years, the D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department has been ravaged byplummeting morale, strife between the rank and file (members of Fire Fighters 36) and management, and a series of public blunders under the tumultuous tenure of Chief Kenneth B. Ellerbe. photo: Firefighters from Engine 3 work an apartment fire on Capitol Hill; courtesy Melina Mara/The Washington Post
MetroAccess is a public transit lifeline for people with disabilities, Washington Post, March 1: Mandated by the Americans With Disabilities Act, MetroAccess -- whose drivers are members of ATU 1764 -- is vital to many of its 32,000 users, people who are not physically capable of riding Metro‚Äôs buses or trains or who might feel frightened doing so because of their disabilities.


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